Winner : Pulitzer Prize 1953
Catching up with a classic
Didn't do it for me!
This left me wanting. Wanting to sink the boat. Wanting to find the purpose.
I found it dreary and repetitive. It didn't engage me at all - though Alphie pointed out its appeal to boys and the fact that it was a role model for writers. It is a boys-own-adventure type tale and it is written in a spare, clean-cut writing style.
Fine ... but it just didn't go anywhere ... except out to sea